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Medieval Dungeons, Nuremberg

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Nuremberg: Medieval Dungeons

1. Nuremberg: Medieval Dungeons

Discover a world of crime and punishment while exploring the medieval dungeons below the old city hall. Learn about torture during the middle ages, what kind of punishments were used, and what the prisoners had to endure in the remand prison until they confessed, guilty or not. Being thrown into the dungeon was basically a death sentence in the middle ages. Find out why as you explore the medieval dungeons in the vaulted cellars of Nuremberg's old city hall. From the fourteenth century, the dungeons were used to hold and question prisoners pending judgment. Walk through the twelve small cells, check out the most original furnishings, and visit the torture chamber to gain an insight into what happened here during those dark times.

Nuremberg: Self-Guided City Sights Walking Tour for Families

2. Nuremberg: Self-Guided City Sights Walking Tour for Families

Discover Nuremberg's Old Town with this interactive walking tour for your smartphone. At stops there are entertaining tasks to solve and exciting questions to answer that are specifically created to engage children. Meet personalities along the way, such as Emperor Karl IV and St. Sebaldus. Download the tour and let the smartphone tour direct you from there. Enjoy access to content offline and save your smartphone data. Find out about figures like the artist Albrecht Dürer.  Visit the Schönen Brunnen fountain where you can turn the Golden Ring and make a wish. Pass sights like the Lochgefängnis (the Medieval Dungeons). Play along the way with challenges and quizzes to complete.  Get outside and discover new things with family, friends, or on your own. Go at your own pace, so you have the chance purchase some Nuremburg's specialties like bratwurst and gingerbread.  Start the tour at anytime and play it over and over again. Take the tour in the city or even from home. *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

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What people are saying about Medieval Dungeons, Nuremberg

A short tour, but very interesting to see the ancient cells and city remains. Would recommend.